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No Sugar November – 2020 Edition

October is coming to an end next week. So you know what that means? It’s time for “No Sugar November”! Can you go from November 1st until Thanksgiving (November 26th) with no sugar? It might seem like a monumental task, but take a few minutes to read the rest of this post and I’ll guide […]

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8 (Simple) Things You Can Do To Live Longer and Healthier

Everyone wants that magic pill or the ONE thing that can do to live longer and healthier. Too many people seem to have forgotten that there already exists a scientifically proven method—one supported by decades of peer-reviewed research—to extend both the quantity and quality of your life: adopting a few healthy, quotidian habits.“We’ve known since […]

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The New Dietary Guidelines

Every 5 years since 1980, two departments, HHS (Health and Human Services) and USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) publish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans – the Nation’s go-to source for nutrition advice. The latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines are supposed to reflect the current body of nutrition science, help health professionals and policymakers […]

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How Quarantine Has Changed Exercise

​Depending on where you are, your life looks different than it did 8-10 weeks ago. Here in the United States, it was mid-March that things started to shut down and we were told to stay home. In order to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading too quickly and overwhelming our hospitals, we shut down all […]

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How To Combat Coronavirus (or any other virus)

On January 31, 2020, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United States to aid the nation’s healthcare community in responding to COVID-19. The virus that causes COVID-19 is infecting people and spreading easily from person-to-person. Cases have been detected in most countries worldwide and […]

Why You Should Switch Up Your Workout Routine

If you have lifted weights or spent much time working out, you have likely heard that you need to ‘keep the body guessing’ by regularly switching up your workout routine. For those just starting out, it’s much easier to follow the same plan day in day out. However, doing the same workouts for too long […]